Title:Since Silent Spring - Rachel Carson has been proved right. What have we done about it?
How Silent Spring came to be born, its savage reception by both those who promote and those who control farm chemicals in the US, its rapid climb to public esteem and its vindication, all this makes a story worth telling. Graham sets out to assess the effects of Miss Carson's efforts. His account of the attempts of American industry to discredit her are revealing, as is his description of the reluctance of some government departments to accept the fact that potent and toxic chemicals require to be used with circumspection...
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